"It's hard to leave it, actually. It's very exciting, you know, to be making a record with this group, I have to say."
- Bono, 1999, on recording a new album
did you know
Released in March of 1997, the album, Pop debuted at #1 in 28 countries, and earned U2 mainly positive reviews. Rolling Stone even went so far as claiming U2 had "defied the odds and made some of the greatest music of their lives."